2014 Christmas Chronicle

News

THE SALVATION ARMY AND UNO STUDENTS JOIN FORCES FOR TWELFTH YEAR TO HELP STOCK FOOD PANTRIES


The Salvation Army is partnering with University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity for Just Can It!, a food drive and homelessness awareness event to benefit The Salvation Army food pantry.  The 12th annual Just Can It! is April 6-10 at Crossroads Mall.  UNO students will sleep outdoors in cardboard homes and accept donations of money and non-perishable food throughout the week.

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KROC CENTER CELEBRATES WITH EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA


The Kroc Center is celebrating Easter with an Eggstravaganza. The evening will include an outdoor egg hunt for kids 10-years-old and younger beginning promptly at 6 p.m. followed by indoor Easter Bunny events for all ages.  The indoor activities will include an underwater egg hunt at 6:30 p.m. and photos with the Easter Bunny. 

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KROC CENTER’S 5TH ANNUAL TASTE AND TOUR

An annual event that combines networking with business professionals and unique culinary delights prepared by Kroc Center executive chef, Kevin Newlin.  Tours of the Kroc Center will be offered as well as a chance to meet Kroc Center and other professional event planners. Several vendors will be on site sharing ideas and expertise for planning a variety of events.

 
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Why is it so hard to see black and blue?


After a photo of a black and blue dress was posted on Tumblr, within a half-hour it went viral through Buzzfeed, Facebook and Twitter, setting off a social media debate as to whether the dress was "blue and black" or "white and gold." While there is science behind why the image varies from person to person, the image illustrates the notion that people view things from a different perspective. As of February 27, the image had been viewed more than 28 million times.


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SALVATION ARMY DONORS CONTRIBUTE MORE THAN $2.8 MILLION TO THE TREE OF LIGHTS CAMPAIGN


The Salvation Army is pleased to announce a successful conclusion to the 2014 Tree of Lights Campaign.  The Salvation Army raised $2,939,482 which is 105% of its $2.8 million fund raising goal.  Army officials attributed the success to year-end giving, volunteer support and the overall generosity of the community.  All proceeds from the campaign benefit those in need during the Christmas season and year-round.


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THE SALVATION ARMY OMAHA KROC CENTER CELEBRATES FIVE YEARS SERVING THE OMAHA COMMUNITY



The Salvation Army Omaha Kroc Center is celebrating five years of making Omaha a better place.  In those five years, over one million people have entered the Kroc Center for programs, services, and community events. 

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FUTSAL LEAGUE EXPANDS OVER THREE TIMES ITS SIZE AT SALVATION ARMY OMAHA KROC CENTER


The Salvation Army Omaha Kroc Center indoor futsal league numbers have increased three and a half times since last season.

Starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1, the largest indoor futsal league in Omaha, comprised of 59 teams, will participate on the Kroc Center indoor turf.

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The Salvation Army and the LGBT Community


Each year, thanks to generous donations, The Salvation Army serves nearly 30 million Americans - or one person every second - from a variety of backgrounds. People who come to us for assistance will be served according to their need and our capacity to help - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation.


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